Pastor Please Help Me-The Work Of The Holy Spirit in a Person’s Life

How many times have I heard the statement, “Pastor please help me” and then hear the details of on-going destruction in a person’s life. Proverbs 13:13, Whoso despiseth the word (does not give proper attention to) shall be destroyed: but he that feareth the commandment shall be rewarded. Through For The Love of The Family

Listening! Biblical Counseling 101!

I have been meditating on listening recently! Listening!  What a great art!  By the way it is a Biblical art!  What about listening to God?  What about listening to those who give wise counsel?  Proverbs 19:20, Hear counsel, and receive instruction, that thou mayest be wise in thy latter end.   I pray about certain situations

The Casualty of Being Unfaithful

I have been meditating on some great verses on faithfulness recently.  Did you know that this word or a form of it is used 105 times in the Bible?  It is commanded activity in the Bible and is not optional equipment, 1 Corinthians 4:2, Moreover it is required in stewards, that a man be found faithful. 

A Disastrous Parental Mistake

Here at Hope Biblical Counseling Center and For The Love of the Family we get to hear about many family tragedies. Sadly, we see many of the same patterns that lead to spiritual disaster.  Over the past couple of months we have received several calls from parents who have a disaster in their family. All

Rebellion And Joy! And How To Deal With It!

We get to talk to many people here at Hope Biblical Counseling Center and For The Love of The Family. The two questions we always get asked are, how can I save this marriage or what in the world can I do about this child? Of course when we talk with people there is very

Are You Hurting Today?

A Lot Of Hurt! The following article is by Pastor Travis Burke and used with permission of Pastor Burke. We live in a world that lives for pleasure yet dwells in depression.  1 out of every 10 Americans are now on anti-depressants, yet we live in a nation with more ways to make one’s self

Why Have I Messed Up My Marriage? And How To Fix It!

In our Biblical Counseling Center at Hope Baptist Church, Sherwood, Arkansas and through For the Love of the Family Ministries we get to do a lot of marriage counseling. Almost always we find four things going on in a marriage that has created the marital issues.  1. The couple does not have a real intimate,